Author Archives: cjcasey

About cjcasey

Writer, Reader, Traveller, Knitter, Eater

Cross-Post: Story 1/52

Here’s a new story just published by one of us. In honor of our upcoming Short Stories Webcast, I’ve decided to plunge back into my project of writing a story a week for at least a year. Please check it … Continue reading

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World Within One Book

I confess that I have a fondness, a weakness for single volume fantasy novels, and it is a fondness that nagged at me all throughout childhood until I finally embraced it in my 20s. Like many other fantasy readers, I … Continue reading

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Cracked: Five Ugly Truths of Superhero Movies

Somewhat related to tonight’s discussion on superhero fantasy. — CJKC

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The Silence Is Deafening

Originally posted on newauthoronline:
One of the joys associated with e-books is the fact that most are accessible to people with a visual impairment. As a blind book lover who is not able to read print I relish my ability…

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50th Anniversary Feature

Cross-posted from Stark Writing Mad: Today, 22 November 2013, is the 50th anniversary of the death of an important figure in 20th century history, especially amongst the English-speaking people. His work and writing has influenced countless people around the planet, … Continue reading

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Movie Recommendation: Hansel and Gretel (2007)

No, I’m not going back on my rants against Disneyfucation of good folk and fairy tales with this review. That’s something I can’t ever see happening. No, this time I’m here to tell you of a regrettably little-known Korean horror … Continue reading

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Novel Writing as TV Competition

Originally posted on Karavansara:
And so the Italian state TV, RAI, decided to do what everybody said would be a bad idea – a talent show for writers. They gathered 5000 “aspiring writers”, who submitted 5000 manuscripts, and then they…

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